Monday, July 26, 2021

“There is no such thing as self-sufficiency in medical supply chains”

Global shortages of medical equipment and problems with supply chains have during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis once again shown the strong need for global cooperation in medical supply chain management.

Study reveals mouth as primary source of COVID-19 infection

A team of researchers led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research reveals coronavirus...

The future of learning lies in a blended approach

With the approach of B Trimester, the University of Waikato is taking the opportunity to apply the advantages of the Covid-19 lockdown shift to online teaching and learning and revisit traditional ways of delivering lecture content.

Shaping Singapore’s future, together

“My hope is for Singapore to emerge as a fairer, greener, and more equal country, with a much stronger spirit of solidarity and shared purpose.”

University of Toronto startup to aid pharmacists with Canada’s vaccine rollout

The number of people who have been vaccinated in Canada inches higher with each passing day, but millions more will require shots before the country can escape the pandemic.

Risk of rare blood clotting higher for COVID-19 than for vaccines

COVID-19 leads to a several-times higher risk of cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) blood clots than current COVID-19 vaccines.

Tracking the economic impacts of COVID-19 one ship at a time

COVID-19 saw global maritime trade collapse by as much as 10% in the first eight months of 2020 – leading to losses of up to $412 billion, reveals recently published Oxford research...

Students have a whale of a time

In March this year tourism companies ground to a halt as New Zealand went into lockdown in the wake of Covid-19.

Hopkins Engineers Develop Rapid COVID-19 Testing Platform

As new cases of COVID-19 surge across the country, states have ramped up their testing efforts, but increased testing and overburdened laboratories often means patients have to wait a week or more to find out if they're positive.

Thousands of children have not seen parents for a year: hidden impact of COVID...

It is estimated that each year 300,000 children in England and Wales have a parent in prison and, the research finds, many have not had any face-to-face contact with those parents since 13 March 2020...
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